TheFED - A Network of Writing and Community Publishers

About this group

TheFED is an umbrella organisation for individuals and community writing and publishing groups. We promote skill-sharing and encourage our members to support and help each other.

TheFED's Aims are:

To further the cause of writing and community publishing AND
To make writing and publishing accessible to all.

TheFED is continuing the work started by
'The Federation of Worker Writers and Community Publishers' or 'The FWWCP'

TheFED aims to encourage and promote writing done by ordinary, working class people and people who may struggle to get their ideas down on paper.

TheFED values difference and welcomes people who lack confidence in themselves and their writing ability.

TheFED is run entirely voluntarily, by the members and for the members. We have no funding, no office and no paid workers.

TheFED welcomes people of all backgrounds and abilities. Our MiniFests are accessible and friendly. We try to cater for people's special needs as far as we possibly can. For example:

We offer 'writing hands' to help those who find it difficult to write down what they want to say.

We try to provide a variety of foods that are suitable for people with food allergies or who have special diets for health or religious reasons.

We make sure that the venues we use have good disabled access.

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News & Announcements

TheFED Executive Committee Meeting

  • Tomorrow, 21st January 2017 at 10am - 4pm
    Location: The Friends Meeting House, 21 Cutty's Lane, Stevenage, SG1 1UP


    of the 2017/1 TheFED Executive Committee Meeting

    at The…

Loose Muse Winchester

  • Monday, 9th January 2017 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Location: @ the Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester, Hants, SO23 8SB

    Loose Muse Winchester’ - Monday 9th January @ the Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester,…

LOOSE MUSE – London’s Premiere Women’s Writers Night

  • Wednesday, 11th January 2017 at 7:30pm
    Location: Upstairs @ The Sun Pub, 21 Drury Lane (on the corner of Betterton Street), London, WC2B 5RH

    Hi gang,
    As I prepare this, I’m looking out of my window at a pale pink and turquoise…

TheFED Writing Challenge

  • Wednesday, 1st February 2017 at 12am
    Location: TheFED Website

    The theme for January 2017 is


    A theme / title suggested by…

Poetry Cafe - Open Mic & Guest Poet

  • Wednesday, 11th January 2017 at 7:30pm
    Location: The Under Ground Theatre, Grove Rd, Eastbourne, BN21 4TL

    Dear All  here's hoping you have had a good Christmas time and wishing you a Happy New…

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